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We Need To Talk About This

Shanelle Hall, Jean Ahlefeldt-Laurvig

We bring our shared passion for humanity and diverse backgrounds to hot topics that society is discussing in Denmark, the U.S., and across the world. We want to contribute to healthy discourse on issues that are shaping us. Shanelle is a former Deputy Executive Director at UNICEF and Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations where she spent two decades leading humanitarian efforts and working in dozens of countries including some of the most complex. She founded the Yellow House in 2019 to accelerate organisations' positive impact on humanity. She has been a Council Member of the World Economic Forum Artificial Intelligence Council, Board Member of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria, and is a guest lecturer on Business & Social Impact at the London School of Economics. She is an American living in Denmark … raising her Danish dog together with her partner. Jean has a long career in public affairs and communications and is currently leading Environment-Social-Governance (ESG) at a property investment firm. She returned to Copenhagen after spending seven years in London where she was in on the early years of impact investing. Jean is deft in driving sustainable change and brings her African-Danish perspectives to equitable and productive partnerships. She’s advised various organizations including Kjaer Global, DC Finance and Windrush Equestrian. Jean adores her wonderful two teenage girls ... and American politics. Follow the podcast on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/weneedtotalkabout_this/Jean :https://www.instagram.com/jeanahlefeldtlaurvig/ Shanelle: https://www.instagram.com/shanellehall/